Nursery Assistant Smilers Nursery Ltd

Smilers Nursery are looking for an enthusiastic, caring and motivated individual to join their team of professionals, providing a high standard of childcare for children between the ages of 6 months - 5 years.

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Closing date: 07 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £140.00

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday- Shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    08 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    27 Jan 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001163450

  • Positions

    1 available

  • Ensuring confidentiality is maintained in the nursery.
  • Adhering to policies and procedures and compliance with the children's act, health and safety legislation and within the guidelines of Ofsted and the national standards.
  • Working as part of a team.
  • To implement the daily routine.
  • The care and supervision of the children with regard to their physical, emotional and intellectual needs.
  • Working with the nursery nurses on planning and preparation of activities, to meet the children's individual needs, liaising with parents ensuring effective communication within the nursery.
  • Offering all children equal opportunities with regard to their religious persuasions, racial origins, gender, disabilities, cultural background and challenging situations where racism or discrimination is displayed.
  • Positive management of children's behaviour.
  • Preparation, care, cleanliness and maintenance of the playrooms and equipment.
  • Keeping and monitoring accident, incident and risk assessment records.
  • Supervision of meal times and where appropriate, preparation of babies’ bottles, meal and snack times.
  • Laundry duties.
  • Attendance of staff meetings.
  • Participating in regular parent’s evenings, publicity, open weekends and children's outings.
  • Contribute to planning observations and activities.
  • To use own initiative and work as part of a team.
  • Any other duties appropriate to the post as directed by the nursery manager, operations manager and area manager.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Team work.
  • Hardworking.
  • Patient.

Personal qualities

  • Good communication skills.
  • Caring.
  • Enthusiastic.
  • Passionate.
  • Ambitious.
  • Motivated.

Qualifications required

  • GCSEs C in Maths and English Language (or equivalent).

Future prospects

Further Training and potential full-time employment.

Things to consider

Childcare is a very demanding industry with long hours and early starts. It requires you to be active and standing for the majority of the day. It is also a very rewarding job as you will have an invaluable impact of the development of the children.

About the employer

Our purpose at Smilers Nursery is to help your child learn and develop, through play, and to help make their early years enjoyable and rewarding. We ensure that your child progresses to the very best of their ability and reaches their full potential. Our main objective is your child’s learning and welfare; we also work closely with you so that each child has a unique development experience. In planning your child’s development, we will ask you what goals you want for them. We will consider how your child learns so that your child achieves what you want and how this will fit into the Early Years curriculum as well. We pride ourselves on our teaching design and delivery that is fun, exciting and creative. Each age group it taught in specific rooms, our garden has many different play areas. We have an in-house cook whose meals are nutritious and yummy; the children come back for seconds! We have a range of activities to help stimulate your child’s mind and imagination, and to help them learn through play.We are open 51 weeks of the year, Monday to Friday, 8.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.

Employer

Smilers Nursery Ltd

Address

29 Vicarage Road

London

E10 5EF

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Training provider

  • Level 2/3 Childcare.
  • Functional Skills Maths, English and ICT if required.

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider

CARE FIRST TRAINING LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Care First Training Limited

Contact

Johan 01277725972 johan@carefirsttraining.co.uk


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Closing date: 07 Nov 2017